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at an organizing for action health care summit looking to rally grass roots support for obama care. the white house remains under fire because of president obama's promise that if americans liked their health insurance plan, they could keep it. but according to the associated press, at least 3.5 million americans have already been issued cancellation notices from their health insurance provid s providers. that number is likely to go up as data from half the states still remains unavailable. and there is a report white house officials debated the health care pledge back in 2009 in the likelihood that every american would in fact be able to keep their coverage. yesterday former white house adviser david axelrod defendeded the president on "meet the press". >> why did not you or somebody else say to him, mr. president, don't say no matter what you're going to keep your health care plan? was that bad practice? >> hindsight is 20/20. >> that's why you're there. >> the vast majority of americans, that statement will hold true for. for this small group, it hasn't. but the calamitous thing is that the web
of previously uninsured people entering the health care system. now president obama will discuss the roll out of obama care and the changes. they're saying the administration always expected enrollment to be law at first but to pick up in early 2014. they cite the 2007 massachusetts law as a perfect example. only 123 people signed up in the first month of that program. >>> new reporting today confirms what edward snowden leaked last week, that the scope of the nsa's intelligence gathering extends to america's closest ally as broad. the wall street journal reports the national security agency ended a program that spied on as many as 35 world leaders after the white house ordered an internal review over the summer. senior officials say several programs have already been shutdown and others are expected to be closed at a later date. the report also states president obama spent nearly five years in office in the dark, unaware of the nsa's practices overseas. officials say the targets of these programs are not typically decided by the president but by the agency. yesterday congressman peter king d
surrounding the website the obama administration officially granted a six week extension for shoppers to sign up for coverage next year. you now have until march 31st to do so. course correction of the roll out of obama care may be the least of the white house's problems. for years president obama denied that the affordable care act would change health care coverage for millions of americans. in fact it was a key component of the president's sales pitch to the public. >> if you like your health care plan you keep your health care plan. these folks need to stop scaring everybody. nobody will force you to leave your health care plan. i don't want government bureaucrats meddling in your health care. your employer provides you health insurance on the job, nobody is talking about messing with that. if you're one of the more than 250 million americans who already have health insurance, you will keep your health insurance. >> but now an nbc news report finds the opposite happens to be true. buried in a document from 2010 of obama care regulations, lisa myers discovered the white house officials were
the nsa could potentially tap president obama's phone. and in russia, nsa leaker edward snowden appears to have a new job working for a website. his attorney says snowden starts later this month, but did not name the company. some have speculated it could be russia's answer to facebook which publicly offered him a job earlier this year. >>> mark halperin and john heilemann once again set to shake up the political word. new details on double down are now leaking to the press. remember the rumors that the obama administration was considering booting vice president biden off the ticket in favor of hillary clinton? you thought it was crazy cable news chatter. not so much. obama's chief of staff at the time william daley was actively pushing the idea and his quote, he was vocal about looking in to a whole bunch of things and this was one of them. you have to remember at that point the president was in awful shape so we were like holy christ, what do we do. that's a quote. fortunately for the vice president, research suggested the move was not going to help the president's chances. also in th
of the primary obama care contractors warned the government agency there was not enough time to adequately test the website. yesterday marilyn tavenner testified and several republican lawmakers expressed concern for existing policyholders who are losing their health care coverage. >> i want to apologize to you that the website has not worked as well as it should. we know how desperately you need affordable coverage. i want to assure that you healthcare.gov can and will be fixed and we are working around the clock to deliver the shopping experience that you tee serve. >> based on what little information the admin station has disclosed, it ourns out that more people have received cancelation notices for their health care plans this month than have enrolled in the exchan exchanges. >> my constituents are frightened. they are being forced out of the health care plan that they like. the clock is ticking on the website that is broken. their health care isn't a glitch. >> president obama will be in boston, massachusetts today to speak about the affordable care act. reportedly he'll use the massachuse
testimony. well, it sure looks like things have come full circle for president obama. he is back in campaign mode trying to sell his health care law to the public while using mitt romney's plan in massachusetts as an example. >> if it was hard doing it just in one state, it's harder to do it in all 50 states. especially when the governors of a bump nch of states and half o the congress aren't trying to help. yeah, it's hard, but it's worth it. it is the right thing to do and we'll keep moving forward. what can happen here in massachusetts could happen all across the country. and for them and for you, we are going to see this through. >> the problems surrounding healthcare.gov along with the irs, benghazi, the nsa have left president obama with an apa approv an approval rating at an all-time low. just 42% approve of the job he's doing.rating at an all-time low. just 42% approve of the job he's doing. 51% disapprove. and for comparison sake, president george w. bush fell from 72% approval in 2002 post-9/11 to 39% by the same point in his second term. and for the first time in the survey, the p
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